Steven Short

Reporter/Producer

Steven has been with KALW News since it’s beginnings in 2004. His history, art and public interest stories have won awards for Breaking News, Feature Writing and Explanatory Journalism. Some of his reports have aired nationally on NPR.

He is responsible for The Source, a recurring feature on the origins of Bay Area place names. He also researches most of the listings for the Crosscurrents local music calendar and compiles the weekly online Cannabis News Round-up.

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2:51pm

Fri June 21, 2013
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: June 21, 2013

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California tries another statewide dispensary measure… Cancer not linked to moderate smoking… “God is too big to worry about pot”… Cannabis Cup… and more!

LEGISLATION

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9:05am

Thu June 20, 2013
Today's Local Music

Today's Local Music: Darren Johnston

The sounds you’re hearing are by Darren Johnston. You may know him from The Nice Guy Trio, which plays throughout the Bay Area, but we’re sure you’ve never heard this music. That’s because it’s from a work that was commissioned by, and for, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, and is being performed for the first time this Saturday, June 22nd. The Trans-Global People’s Chorus will sing the songs, which contain phrases from letters written by a diverse group of immigrants now living in our area. 

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9:05am

Wed June 19, 2013
Today's Local Music

Today's Local Music: G. T. Ganeshan

Gautam Tejas Ganeshan

The sounds you’re hearing now are by Gautam Ganeshan. He’ll be bringing his innovative Indian roots music to the Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden, tomorrow, June 20. Audience members are invited to bring a picnic and enjoy sitting under the redwoods while listening.  

Music begins at 5:30pm, and your ticket includes entrance to the botanical garden, starting at 4:30pm.  

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9:05am

Tue June 18, 2013

9:39am

Mon June 17, 2013
Today's Local Music

Today's Local Music: RocketShip RocketShip

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When a band is named RocketShip RocketShip, you expect a powerful, speedy sound. And that’s what you get, as you’re hearing now. This power trio from San Francisco calls their music “Atomic Rock and Roll.”

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